| Jul 20, 2011
| 2:28 PM
Can you wobble your way to buns of steel?
The popularity of "toning" shoes, whose unstable soles require you to work muscles harder to stay balanced, suggests consumers are banking on it.
Sales of toning shoes, which cost from $70 to upwards of $200 and...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 9:32 AM
Sportswriting is one of those professions that looks easy – all you do is watch a game and sling an opinion, right? – but is actually quite difficult precisely because of that apparent ease. Opinions are a dime a dozen. Being able to...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 11:06 PM
EDMONTON, Alberta -- Forget Las Vegas. What happened to the Blackhawks in this western Canadian city Saturday night should stay here.
The Hawks, who were scheduled to fly to Sin City following their game against the Oilers at Rexall Center for a little...
| May 25, 2012
| 10:35 AM
With all of the recent discoveries about the dangers of concussions, Tom Brady's father said that he's not sure if he would have let his son play football if knew then what he knows now.
"No, not without hesitation," Brady Sr. told Michael Silver of...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 5:15 PM
Some associate the Los Angeles Kings with silver and black. I remember Forum Blue and Gold.
Some extol the virtues of Wayne Gretzky, Luc Robitaille and Anze Kopitar. My heroes were Marcel Dionne, Rogie Vachon and Butch Goring.
Some get a kick out of...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 8:46 PM
There comes a point with former athletes when the legacy they created during their playing career virtually trumps any resume they may have developed after that career has ended.
Karch Kiraly, the Babe Ruth, Michael Jordan and/or Wayne Gretzky of men's...
| Nov 21, 2012
Here’s the thing about a “Slap Shot’’ night like the Tribune is sponsoring: You can’t stage that kind of evening without a Hanson Brother. Not in my world, anyway.
And so, we’ll be joined by Steve Carlson. If you&...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 2:10 PM
The one-time home of ex-New York Mets star Lenny Dykstra is back on the market in Thousand Oaks, reduced to $14.995 million from the $18.75 million it was listed for in June.
Hockey great Wayne Gretzky sold the 6.5-acre compound to the former World...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 7:32 AM
Andy Warhol famously said that in the future, everyone would have 15 minutes of fame.
But that didn't stop him from focusing his camera lenses and other image-making implements on folks whose ride on the wagon of celebrity figured to last somewhat...
| Mar 3, 2013
Jerry Buss was so strongly associated with the Lakers and their championships that it's easy to forget he was the Kings' second owner — and that they were more to him than a throw-in item when he bought the Lakers, the Forum, the Kings and a 13,000-...